The 30-share Sensex after opening higher at 24,257.28 advanced to hit the day's high of 24,563.34 and finally settled 291.47 points or 1.21% higher at 24,479.84. This was the weakest pace of expansion since the first quarter of 2009. "Rise in oil prices also helped sentiments, which were further boosted by rise in European markets", said Anand James of Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services.
Milford, NH-Ted Cruz on Sunday started a New Hampshire tour packed with 17 events in the states 10 counties. Trump began the morning by slamming Cruz in a series of tweets . One thing has to be said for Donald Trump: he is an equal opportunity antagonist! He returned to the subject in an interview with CNN , taped for broadcast on Sunday, saying: "I thought it was very, very insulting".
Still, said Ansari, "The U.S. sanctions against Iran's ballistic missile program... have no legal or moral legitimacy". A fourth Iranian American, Nosratollah Khosravi-Roodsari, about whom little is known, chose to stay in Iran, U.S. The nuclear deal will also open up business in the 79-million-strong country. The incident is a huge turnaround from just a few days earlier, when US-Iran relations seemed to be at a high point.
During that time , Chipotle will be holding a company-wide meeting to address a series of health issues at its stores that have left hundreds sick and hammered the restaurant chain's credibility for high-quality food. Its troubles began after an E. coli outbreak came to light at the end of October . Chipotle's December sales were down 30 percent , according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Five Iranian nationals and a network of companies based in the United Arab Emirates and China were added to an American blacklist, the US Treasury announced . The people released by the US were accused of trying to steer around sanctions restricting trade with Iran. And Amir Hekmati , a former U.S. Marine, was picked up in 2011 while visiting his grandmother - and charged with espionage.
Chris Arnold, the company's spokesman, said the meeting would happen February 8 and involve all staff. A range of issues will be covered. On Wednesday, Chipotle announced that the company would be launching a new marketing campaign geared towards kicking off the restaurant chain's "road to recovery", Fox News reported .